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Cape lobster diver describes being swallowed by humpback whale

2 days ago   |   By WGAL

The man was taken to an area hospital, but amazingly suffered few injuries, mainly soft tissue damage.
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Cape lobster diver describes being swallowed by humpback whale

Cape lobster diver describes being swallowed by humpback whale

2 days ago   |   By WMUR

The veteran Cape Cod lobster diver was positioned off the coast of Provincetown, about 35 feet down, when he was swallowed by a humpback whale.
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Lobster diver says he was swallowed by humpback whale near Cape Cod

Lobster diver says he was swallowed by humpback whale near Cape Cod

2 days ago   |   By New York Post

Even Herman Melville couldn't have written this tale. A 56-year-old man was looking for lobsters when he was swallowed by a humpback whale. Find out how he lived to tell the story.
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Lobster diver injured when caught in whale's mouth

Lobster diver injured when caught in whale's mouth

2 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

BARNSTABLE, Mass. - A commercial lobster diver who got caught in the mouth of a humpback whale off the coast of Cape Cod on Friday morning said he thought he was going to die.
Michael Packard, 56, of Wellfleet, told WBZ-TV after he was released from Cape Cod Hospital that he was about 45 feet deep in the waters off Provincetown when “all of a sudden I felt this huge bump, and everything went dark."
He thought he had been attacked by a shark, common in area waters, but then realized he could not feel any teeth and he wasn't in any pain.
“Then I realized, oh my God, I'm in a whale's mouth...
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‘Oh My God, I'm In A Whale's Mouth': Lobster Diver Says He Was Nearly Swallowed By Whale Off Cape Cod

‘Oh My God, I'm In A Whale's Mouth': Lobster Diver Says He Was Nearly Swallowed By Whale Off Cape Cod

2 days ago   |   By CBS

PROVINCETOWN - A lobster diver says he was nearly swallowed by a whale in a terrifying encounter off Cape Cod Friday morning. Michael Packard has been a lobster diver out of Provincetown for 40 years but has never experienced anything like this.
Packard told WBZ-TV News that after jumping off his boat into the water, he “felt this huge bump and everything went dark.” At first he feared he was being attacked by a shark.
“And then I felt around and I realized there was no teeth,” he said. “And then I realized, ‘Oh my God I'm in a whale's mouth.. . and he's trying to swallow me.'”
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